Definitions for BASE jumping
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An extreme sport consisting of jumping from a fixed structure on land, using a parachute
Origin: BASE stands for Building, Antenna, Span, Earth, four categories of fixed objects from which one can jump.
BASE jumping, also sometimes written as B.A.S.E. jumping, is an activity where participants jump from fixed objects and use a parachute to break their fall. "BASE" is an acronym that stands for four categories of fixed objects from which one can jump: buildings, antennas, spans, and earth.
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- saut de baseFrench
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